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P.T.S.D. ACTION MAN! PARALYZED ACTION MAN! DEAD ACTION MAN!

Created: 13 Aug 2015

https://vimeo.com/131462825 http://battlefieldcasualties.co.uk/ Great use of comedy as an entry point for veterans issues. A Veterans for Peace UK film, directed by Price James, written by Darren Cullen, featuring Matt ...

5: Stand Up Comedy

Created: 08 Jun 2015

For our latest expedition we went out for a night of live stand up comedy. Combining local clubs, touring acts, cable networks, netflix, and the White House correspondents dinner, the American art form of stand up is far reaching and growing. We headed to the The Comedy Cellar in New York ...

New York Times Off Color: Kristina Wong uses humor to talk about race

Created: 04 Dec 2014

Off Color, a video series, highlights artists of color who use humor to make smart social statements about the sometimes subtle, sometimes obvious ways that race plays out in America today. Dating in Los Angeles is not easy. Just ask Kristina Wong, a Chinese-American performance artist and ...

Follow the Frog by Rainforest Action Network

Created: 13 Mar 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iIkOi3srLo A great example of using humor and social marketing techniques to make a very effective ...

SARAH SILVERMAN IS VISITED BY JESUS CHRIST

Created: 27 Jan 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahdR6aHQvMQ Great example of using humor to talk about difficult topics. ...

Narrative, comedy, and a message: The Internet Must Go

Created: 10 Sep 2013

In 2012, market researcher John Wooley was dispatched to help the big ISPs figure out how to sell their vision for a "faster," "cleaner" Internet.  Six months later he produced this report -- and shared it with the world. A great example of using comedy to play the villain, a great narrative, ...

The greatest victory comes from culture, not weapons

Created: 03 Aug 2011

I've been reading Paul Provenza and Dan Dion's ¡SATIRISTAS! Comedians, Contrarians, Raconteurs & Vulgarians and it's filled with wonderful moments like the one above. The book is a series of 3-5 page interviews with comedians and satirists from Paul Krassner to Rosanne Barr. Every ...

Pie-ing Murdoch: Activism or Egoism?

Created: 19 Jul 2011

An "activist" just tried to pie Rupert Murdoch and The New York Times Blog put it very simply: Unless the activist who charged at Mr. Murdoch wanted to help distract attention from his testimony -- and that of Rebekah Brooks, who is now giving evidence to the Commons select committee -- he ...

Laughter Against The Machine – Tour Documentary

Created: 15 Jul 2011

First, you have to know about W. Kamau Bell. W. KAMAU BELL is one of the fastest-rising socio-political comics in the United States, best known for his critically acclaimed solo show "The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour.” Praised by Punchline Magazine as “one of our ...

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